THIS ITEM HAS BECOME UNAVAILABLE. THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS ARE AVAILABLE AS AN ALTERNATIVE:
Set includes a 7" Usuba itraditional Japanese Vegetable Knife, the orginal design, and is still preferred by many Sushi Chefs. One 10" Sushi (Takohiki) knife, used for creating thin slices when preparing Sushi and Sashimi. The squared tip is most popular in Eastern Japan and is specifically used for precisely filleting fish. One 5" Petty knife to be used as a large parer, often used for removing the skin from fruits and vegetables, and can be utilized as a precision tool when preparing sushi and sashim. Asian precision series is manufactured in Seki Japan, the ancient historical city recognized globally for it's sword and knife making. These premier pieces of stamped Japanese cutlery consist of a full tang and three rivet construction. The edge on each one of these knives is extremely sharp, consistent in the Japanese tradition of cutlery. Made of high-carbon, no-stain, molybdenum, vanadium 440A steel with a 3 rivet pakkawood handle. The hardness of the Asian Precision Series is 57-58. This is slighlty harder than Messermeister's German cutlery, staying with Japanese cutlery tradition.